I have been spending a lot of time in the garden. (Gardening, not just taking pictures!) It’s so refreshing and a wonderful excuse to be outside. When beautiful flowers start coming out, it’s heaven. :)
I was just telling someone the other day that I haven’t yet learned to identify the various British accents. Living in Wales, I’m familiar with the local Welsh accent (and can at least identify if someone is Welsh or English or, say, an expat like me from much farther away). But beyond that, I’m still a bit lost.
So this post from kottke.org was perfectly timed to help me out with an overview of 17 common British accents:
This ferris wheel towers over the surrounding park in Mashhad, Iran. Its cabins used to be open to the air, but the combination of glass and age make the view of the the ferris wheel better than the view from the ferris wheel these days.